The five day screening of Akashvani Annual Awards 2011 was concluded on 27th July, 2012 and results were declared/announced by Sh. H. K. Pani, Additional Director General (Programmes).
Directorate General of All India Radio had received 131 entries from different stations in 12 categories like Radio Play, Radio Documentary, Musical Productions, Best Women’s Programmes, Yuva Vani Programmes, and Innovative Programmes etc. The number of entries in the previous year was 112.
The jury for these awards consisted of thirty members who were eminent broadcasters, writers, scholars and media persons. The members of the jury were divided into six groups and after listening to each and every programme they reached to the conclusion unanimously. The detailed result is now available on AIRNET.
Akashvani Annual Awards were instituted in 1974 with a view to promote professional excellence and to bring out the best from staff working at various stations of All India Radio. Significantly, some of the awards winning programmes have also won International acclaim.